Parish Council Elections


Are you passionate about Peasedown St. John and its community?

Do you have an interest in the future of the parish, the facilities provided, how the precept is spent, planning, etc.?

Ever thought about becoming a parish councillor?

 

Now is your opportunity...

 

Local Council elections are being held on Thursday 2nd May 2019

Are you interested in being a Parish Councillor?

Want to know more?

If you are interested in standing as a Parish Councillor then the following documents will provide you with background and useful information:

Click here to read a copy of the NALC publication: 'All About Local Councils' 

Click here to read a copy of the NALC publication: 'It Takes All Sorts' 

 

Do you qualify? 

In order to qualify to be elected and to be a councillor a candidate:

•must be a British, Commonwealth or EU citizen, and

•must be 18 years of age or older


In addition to the above , the candidate must meet at least one of the following criteria:

•be registered as a local government elector for the parish where they are standing as a candidate, or

•have occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises in the parish where they are standing as a candidate, during the whole of the 12 months preceding the day of the nomination and the day of election, or

•his/her principal or only place of work has been in the parish where they are standing as a candidate, during those 12 months, or

•have resided in the parish where they are standing as a candidate, or within 4.8 kilometres of it.

Certain people are disqualified from standing, including paid officers of the Parish Council, bankrupts and those subject to recent sentences of imprisonment. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure they are qualified to stand. If in doubt, they should contact the Electoral Commission or take their own legal advice. 


Still interested?

Click here to download a nomination pack or paper copies are available from the Parish Council office at Beacon Hall.

Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, Brunswick Room, Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW, from Tuesday 19 March 2019 to Wednesday 3 April 2019, between 10am and 4pm. The deadline to submit nominations is 4pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019

Click here to download a copy of the election timetable.

Click here to take you to the Electoral Commission's guidance page for candidates standing at Parish Council elections.

 

Election Notices

Click here for the Notice of Election.

Click here for the Statement of Persons Nominated.

Click here for the Notice of Poll.

Click here for the Situation of Polling Stations.

Click here for the Declaration of Result of Poll.

 

Bath & North East Somerset Council Elections

Click here for the Notice of Election.

Click here for the Statement of Persons Nominated.